Spirit Wildlife Foundation

Elephant Tracking

Elephant movements decrease during the dry season due to depleting resources. Although this year there was more water available compared to previous…
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The Fab 4

It has been just over a month since Spirit, Grey, Jemu and Lilli were relocated from the Intensive Protection Zone to the…
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Protect Our Wildlife

PROTECT OUR WILDLIFE! PLEASE DONATE. SWF is a Public Benefit Organisation and your donations can qualify as a taxable deduction. Account holder:…
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Intwandamela Update

Intwandamela is a majestic prime bull the team has had the privilege to monitor around the clock since 2005. The long-term dataset…
Continue Reading

Observation of Rhinos

Summer has well and truly arrived at Care for Wild. The temperatures are climbing daily and the rain is falling heavily. The…
Continue Reading

Elephant Identification

Elephant identification is important in the tracking process. Together with the support of the Spirit Wildlife Foundation, Elephants Alive has been able…
Continue Reading

‘We Rise By Lifting Others’ – Robert Ingersoll

Written by Michelle Henley, Director, Co-Foundation & Principal Researcher at Elephants Alive We have had the privilege of fitting collars and conducting…
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Stealing Hearts

After Zac's stiff legs last month, he is continuing with supplements to aid mobility as well as rest time away from the…
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White Lions of the World

Almost all wild lion live in Africa, but there is one small population that exists elsewhere. Panthera le oleo (African lion) is…
Continue Reading

Puddles of Fun!

With the first small amounts of rainfall earlier this month, the dried-up mud pools became a haven in the tropical heat. Daisy…
Continue Reading

The FAB 4 Update

In January 2019, Spirit, Grey, Jemu and Lilli entered the first stages of rewilding and were released into the first phase of…
Continue Reading

Miracles do Happen!

Miracles do happen and the Spirit Wildlife Foundation can prove it! In a world of international conflict and atrocity, nature has a…
Continue Reading

The Full Circle

The Full Circle It is unusual to be in a position to make a meaningful difference to the lives of scholars, communities…
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The Special Ones: Daisy & Modjadji

Daisy is now 9 months old and growing quickly. In the beginning, it seemed as though this little calf would never put…
Continue Reading

Protect Our Rhinos

Our suspicions that Jemu and Spirit were coming on heat were confirmed this month. Storm has been aggressively protecting the crash, making…
Continue Reading

Meeting Intwandamela

By Michelle Henley - Elephants Alive, Director, Co-founder & Principal Researcher The Elephants Alive’s ID study involves taking detailed photos for identification…
Continue Reading

The Fab 4 and Storm

In this month's update, we wanted to give you a small glimpse into the protection of the rhinos that you support, as…
Continue Reading

A Birth is Announced

Spirit Wildlife Foundation is elated to announce the birth of a precious baby white rhino to mother Olive and father Storm at…
Continue Reading

The Global White Lion Protection Trust

The Spirit Wildlife Foundation (SWF) is pleased to celebrate our partnership with Global White Lion Trust (WLT). WLT has a unique approach…
Continue Reading

Elephants Alive

Spirit Wildlife Foundation (SWF) is pleased to announce and celebrate our partnership with Elephants Alive. Elephants Alive (EA) has a rich history…
Continue Reading

Trade in Rhino Horn

Written by Ian Kilbride There is a brutal irony to game ranger, Anton Mzimba, being gunned down a mere five days before…
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Daisy & Modjadji

Daisy is very nearly 7 months old and has just reached another monumental milestone. She was recently introduced to fellow orphans Aquazi…
Continue Reading

Zac Update

Following observations of trembling and weak legs last month, veterinarian Dr Albertus Coetzee was called to examine Zac. Zac received massage therapy…
Continue Reading

The Fab 4

The rescue of an orphaned rhino calf is just the beginning of a very long and committed process to save a species…
Continue Reading

Spirit Wildlife Foundation

Sunday 5th June was World Environment Day, which presents an opportune time to profile the stellar work of the Spirit Wildlife Foundation (SWF).…
Continue Reading

Fab 5 Update

Since 2019, Care for Wild has integrated a range of different technologies to enhance our security strategy as well as collect and…
Continue Reading

Zac Update

We are very happy to again report that Zac is doing well. There are again significant improvements to his mobility and activity…
Continue Reading

Blizzy & Pebble

We can't believe how fast these two rascals are growing! It is very interesting to compare their development to that of little…
Continue Reading

The Will to Survive

Despite her highly rocky start to life, Daisy has a will to survive which is awe-inspiring and humbling. Last month Veterinarian Dr…
Continue Reading

Daisy is Teething

Daisy was rescued on the 9th of December 2021. She was just a few hours old when she arrived at Care for…
Continue Reading

Fab Five Update

March was an interesting month in terms of the weather and its subsequent effect on the veldt and the rhinos' behaviour. Temperatures…
Continue Reading

Calf Born!

Just two weeks after Wyntir and her newborn made international headlines, fellow orphaned rhino River, gave birth to a little bullcalf. Baby…
Continue Reading

River gives Birth!

Just two weeks after Wyntir and her newborn made international headlines, fellow orphaned rhino River, gave birth to a little bull calf.…
Continue Reading

Permits for Hunting

Spirit Wildlife Foundation is deeply concerned about the granting of permits for the hunting of ten critically endangered black rhino. We ask…
Continue Reading

Breaking News

Hope for rhino's as world's first rhino calf born at Care for Wild Rhino Sactuary, South Africa to orphan's of poaching. Rhino…
Continue Reading

Daisy’s Story

On Thursday 9th December we received a little miracle. She came in the form of a tiny rhino calf, possibly just hours…
Continue Reading

December update

December has challenged us more than we ever thought possible. A devastating month for rhino populations in South Africa, we received 6…
Continue Reading

Bless the Rains!

November has been a busy month for the team here at Care for Wild Rhino Sanctuary. A few weeks ago, after heavy…
Continue Reading

5 Year Rescue Anniversary

  November 2016 saw the arrival of three orphans within just a few days of each other. Grey, Jemu & Spirit were…
Continue Reading

Fab Five update

October has been a month of stunning change in the bush. The first decent rains of the summer have turned the yellowy…
Continue Reading

Meet the Fab Five

Being able to tell each of the rhinos apart is extremely important when monitoring. Each rhino has their own unique microchip number…
Continue Reading

Thank you for supporting an orphaned rhino

South Africa is at the centre of the rhino poaching crisis. Rhinos are being brutally murdered daily in National Parks, Provincial Parks…
Continue Reading

Dehorning – Why it’s Important

Our dehorning operation continued this month. Over two days we successfully dehorned another 26 rhinos at Care for Wild. Whilst Lilli and…
Continue Reading

World Rhino Month

September is always a standout month for us here at Care for Wild and the excitement grows steadily stronger each day as…
Continue Reading

Zac Update

All of Zac's symptoms are indicators of an underlying condition. This might be linked to an old injury or a muscle related…
Continue Reading

Elephant Tracking

Elephant movements decrease during the dry season due to depleting resources. Although this year there was more water available compared to previous…
Continue Reading

The Fab 4

It has been just over a month since Spirit, Grey, Jemu and Lilli were relocated from the Intensive Protection Zone to the…
Continue Reading

Protect Our Wildlife

PROTECT OUR WILDLIFE! PLEASE DONATE. SWF is a Public Benefit Organisation and your donations can qualify as a taxable deduction. Account holder:…
Continue Reading

Intwandamela Update

Intwandamela is a majestic prime bull the team has had the privilege to monitor around the clock since 2005. The long-term dataset…
Continue Reading

Observation of Rhinos

Summer has well and truly arrived at Care for Wild. The temperatures are climbing daily and the rain is falling heavily. The…
Continue Reading

Elephant Identification

Elephant identification is important in the tracking process. Together with the support of the Spirit Wildlife Foundation, Elephants Alive has been able…
Continue Reading

‘We Rise By Lifting Others’ – Robert Ingersoll

Written by Michelle Henley, Director, Co-Foundation & Principal Researcher at Elephants Alive We have had the privilege of fitting collars and conducting…
Continue Reading

Stealing Hearts

After Zac's stiff legs last month, he is continuing with supplements to aid mobility as well as rest time away from the…
Continue Reading

White Lions of the World

Almost all wild lion live in Africa, but there is one small population that exists elsewhere. Panthera le oleo (African lion) is…
Continue Reading

Puddles of Fun!

With the first small amounts of rainfall earlier this month, the dried-up mud pools became a haven in the tropical heat. Daisy…
Continue Reading

The FAB 4 Update

In January 2019, Spirit, Grey, Jemu and Lilli entered the first stages of rewilding and were released into the first phase of…
Continue Reading

Miracles do Happen!

Miracles do happen and the Spirit Wildlife Foundation can prove it! In a world of international conflict and atrocity, nature has a…
Continue Reading

The Full Circle

The Full Circle It is unusual to be in a position to make a meaningful difference to the lives of scholars, communities…
Continue Reading

The Special Ones: Daisy & Modjadji

Daisy is now 9 months old and growing quickly. In the beginning, it seemed as though this little calf would never put…
Continue Reading

Protect Our Rhinos

Our suspicions that Jemu and Spirit were coming on heat were confirmed this month. Storm has been aggressively protecting the crash, making…
Continue Reading

Meeting Intwandamela

By Michelle Henley - Elephants Alive, Director, Co-founder & Principal Researcher The Elephants Alive’s ID study involves taking detailed photos for identification…
Continue Reading

The Fab 4 and Storm

In this month's update, we wanted to give you a small glimpse into the protection of the rhinos that you support, as…
Continue Reading

A Birth is Announced

Spirit Wildlife Foundation is elated to announce the birth of a precious baby white rhino to mother Olive and father Storm at…
Continue Reading

The Global White Lion Protection Trust

The Spirit Wildlife Foundation (SWF) is pleased to celebrate our partnership with Global White Lion Trust (WLT). WLT has a unique approach…
Continue Reading

Elephants Alive

Spirit Wildlife Foundation (SWF) is pleased to announce and celebrate our partnership with Elephants Alive. Elephants Alive (EA) has a rich history…
Continue Reading

Trade in Rhino Horn

Written by Ian Kilbride There is a brutal irony to game ranger, Anton Mzimba, being gunned down a mere five days before…
Continue Reading

Daisy & Modjadji

Daisy is very nearly 7 months old and has just reached another monumental milestone. She was recently introduced to fellow orphans Aquazi…
Continue Reading

Zac Update

Following observations of trembling and weak legs last month, veterinarian Dr Albertus Coetzee was called to examine Zac. Zac received massage therapy…
Continue Reading

The Fab 4

The rescue of an orphaned rhino calf is just the beginning of a very long and committed process to save a species…
Continue Reading

Spirit Wildlife Foundation

Sunday 5th June was World Environment Day, which presents an opportune time to profile the stellar work of the Spirit Wildlife Foundation (SWF).…
Continue Reading

Fab 5 Update

Since 2019, Care for Wild has integrated a range of different technologies to enhance our security strategy as well as collect and…
Continue Reading

Zac Update

We are very happy to again report that Zac is doing well. There are again significant improvements to his mobility and activity…
Continue Reading

Blizzy & Pebble

We can't believe how fast these two rascals are growing! It is very interesting to compare their development to that of little…
Continue Reading

The Will to Survive

Despite her highly rocky start to life, Daisy has a will to survive which is awe-inspiring and humbling. Last month Veterinarian Dr…
Continue Reading

Daisy is Teething

Daisy was rescued on the 9th of December 2021. She was just a few hours old when she arrived at Care for…
Continue Reading

Fab Five Update

March was an interesting month in terms of the weather and its subsequent effect on the veldt and the rhinos' behaviour. Temperatures…
Continue Reading

Calf Born!

Just two weeks after Wyntir and her newborn made international headlines, fellow orphaned rhino River, gave birth to a little bullcalf. Baby…
Continue Reading

River gives Birth!

Just two weeks after Wyntir and her newborn made international headlines, fellow orphaned rhino River, gave birth to a little bull calf.…
Continue Reading

Permits for Hunting

Spirit Wildlife Foundation is deeply concerned about the granting of permits for the hunting of ten critically endangered black rhino. We ask…
Continue Reading

Breaking News

Hope for rhino's as world's first rhino calf born at Care for Wild Rhino Sactuary, South Africa to orphan's of poaching. Rhino…
Continue Reading

Daisy’s Story

On Thursday 9th December we received a little miracle. She came in the form of a tiny rhino calf, possibly just hours…
Continue Reading

December update

December has challenged us more than we ever thought possible. A devastating month for rhino populations in South Africa, we received 6…
Continue Reading

Bless the Rains!

November has been a busy month for the team here at Care for Wild Rhino Sanctuary. A few weeks ago, after heavy…
Continue Reading

5 Year Rescue Anniversary

  November 2016 saw the arrival of three orphans within just a few days of each other. Grey, Jemu & Spirit were…
Continue Reading

Fab Five update

October has been a month of stunning change in the bush. The first decent rains of the summer have turned the yellowy…
Continue Reading

Meet the Fab Five

Being able to tell each of the rhinos apart is extremely important when monitoring. Each rhino has their own unique microchip number…
Continue Reading

Thank you for supporting an orphaned rhino

South Africa is at the centre of the rhino poaching crisis. Rhinos are being brutally murdered daily in National Parks, Provincial Parks…
Continue Reading

Dehorning – Why it’s Important

Our dehorning operation continued this month. Over two days we successfully dehorned another 26 rhinos at Care for Wild. Whilst Lilli and…
Continue Reading

World Rhino Month

September is always a standout month for us here at Care for Wild and the excitement grows steadily stronger each day as…
Continue Reading

Zac Update

All of Zac's symptoms are indicators of an underlying condition. This might be linked to an old injury or a muscle related…
Continue Reading